Thar she blows! Airbus unveils first BelugaXL

If the nickname “Beluga” was not enough to conjure images of whales in the sky, employees at Airbus have made the connection even more obvious with the latest livery on its new A330-200F BelugaXL aircraft. The cetacean grin was favored by 40 percent of the Airbus employees in a company-wide contest to create a new […]
  • Nina Chamlou
  • June 29, 2018

A whale of an aircraft passes milestone

The new Airbus Beluga program, called Beluga XL, which is the development of a transport aircraft with 30 percent more capacity than the previous version of the Beluga which was based on the A300-600, has passed a crucial milestone. The concept phase, also called “design freeze” at aircraft level has successfully passed muster, and now […]
  • Staff Reports
  • September 21, 2015